Foetuses delivered before 310 days of gestation are classified as abortions, while foetuses delivered after 310 days of gestation are considered stillbirths. The majority of abortions are reported in early pregnancy (before day 40) and late pregnancy (last several months of pregnancy), with abortions in mid gestation being considered uncommon. With early embryonic loss foetuses are often expelled without the abortion being observed.
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Abortion Investigation in Equines